Poetry as inspired by rockets

It is two weeks till the end of the school holidays, My brain hurts from trying to keep the kids occupied in lots of ways. We have loom banded enough to decorate our arms for weeks. The paddling pool is exhausted and full of leaks.   So what to do as the days go by. […]


Are you the UK’s most outgoing family who has fun and deserves a holiday? Choice Hotels is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to star in its new promotional video and get to stay for four nights in Blackpool for free! We recently reviewed the Cliffs hotel, and had an amazing time.  You can […]

Can you have family fun for under a fiver?

Living with kids can be really expensive.  Even if you pop out to the local shop with them to pick up some milk, it is likely that they will see a barrage of magazines, chocolates and sweets that they want to have… And don’t even get me started on after school activities and how much […]

Competition: Win a Lumie Bodyclock Go

Do you dread the sound of the alarm angrily screaming in your ear in a morning. Does the sleep function work a little too well? Do you often start the day in a bad mood, jolted from sleep by a buzzer than doesn’t understand the concept of kind? If so, then boy, have I got […]

Win! Season One of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

As a child, I loved the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and I thrived on watching the superhero foursome Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo.  I even dressed as Leo (the mighty leader for a fancy dress party – my main memory is of being incredibly hot!) Hence why I am pretty excited to be giving away a […]

Lessons for the kids: learning about money

Dear small ones, I am probably not your best ambassador for money.  Truth is, I am outstanding at spending it and am still trying to figure out how to save it. However, I want you to grow up with a good idea of how pounds and pence work, so when life throws a curveball you […]

Win a Wotwot

Have you met these delightful aliens? They are part of the Wotwot family, and are normally a little smaller than the one Libby-Sue is embracing. In this post you get a chance to win your very own SpottyWot and DottyWot (just leave a comment to enter via the rafflecopter.) The Wotwots are a New Zealand […]